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Man dead, hit by vehicle at 36th Avenue/McDowell Road, police say

Posted: 8:47 AM, Aug 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-23 14:49:59Z

A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in west Phoenix on Wednesday night. 

Phoenix police said a 24-year-old female was driving westbound on McDowell Road when her vehicle hit a man crossing mid-block near 36th Avenue.

According to police, the pedestrian was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

It does not appear that impairment is a factor in this crash.

The name of the victim has not been released. 

According to a February report from the Governors Highway Safety Association,  Arizona has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation .

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